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SystemManuscriptinfoformerly FogBugz
DescriptionManuscript is a project management, bug tracking and collaboration system available as web-based service and as self-hosted tool.
CategoryProject Planning
Issue Management
Project Collaboration
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 14.15
Rank #30 Project Planning
Rank #14 Issue Management
Rank #28 Project Collaboration
DeveloperFog Creek Software
Technical documentationhelp.fogcreek.com/­manuscript
Social network pages
Initial release2000infoFogBugz was released in 2000, Manuscript in 2017
LicenseCommercialinfoManuscript On Site
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based architectureyes
Operating systemsWindows
Mobile appsno
APIinfoApplication Programming InterfaceyesinfoXML API
Authentication mechanismPassword
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access ProtocolinfoManuscript On Site only
SAMLinfoSecurity Assertion Markup LanguageinfoManuscript On Site only
ShibbolethinfoManuscript On Site only
Active DirectoryinfoManuscript On Site only
OktainfoManuscript On Site only
OneLogininfoManuscript On Site only
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyes
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlyno
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksyes
Task dependenciesinfoDependencies between tasks are logical relationships that restrict the sequence of task executions, e.g. one task must be completed before another task can startyes
Critical path managementinfoThe critical path method calculates the set of tasks that cannot be delayed without increasing the project's duration, taking into account task dependenciesno
Critical chain managementinfoThe critical chain method expands the critical path method by additionally taking resource constraints into accountno
Gantt chartsinfoBar chart to visualize a project's tasks and milestones scheduleno
PERT chartsinfoNetwork diagrams according to Program Evaluation Review Techniqueno
BaselinesinfoSupport for creating and using snapshots of a project's plan in terms of cost, scope and schedule no
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesno
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesno
Time trackinginfoSupport for estimating and monitoring the time spent on a project's tasksyes
Cost trackinginfoSupport for monitoring a project's expensesno
Earned value managementinfoSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsno
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesno
Scrum supportinfoSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down chartsyes
Kanban supportinfoSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cardsyes
Project portfolio management infoSupport for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projectsno
Issue Management Properties
Hierarchical issuesyes
Custom fieldsyes
Custom workflowsyes
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikiyes
Discussion forumyes
Online chatno
Audio conferencingno
Video conferencingno
Screen sharingno
Calendar sharingno
Contact sharingno
Document sharingno
File versioningno

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